On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1928

Historical Events

  • 1st recording session in Nashville (Warmack's Gully Jumpers)
  • Juan de la Cierva makes 1st helicopter flight over English Channel
  • NY Yanks clinch pennant #6

Historic Event

Prussia forbids speech from Adolf Hitler

  • UK passes the Dangerous Drugs Act outlawing cannabis.

Historic Event

US acknowledge Chinese government of Chiang Kai-shek

  • Valentin Katayev's "Kvadratura Kruga" premieres in Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Koko Taylor [Cora Walton], American blues singer known as the "Queen of the Blues", born in Millington, Tennessee (d. 2009)
  • Naphtali Kupferberg, singer (Fugs)
1928 Highlights

About September 28, 1928

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra